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The Best-Ever Crab Cakes Recipe

You probably have most of the ingredients on hand for these simple, elegant crab cakes; just make a quick run to the seafood market for fresh lump …

Country Lifestyle

68 Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, Really)

From cookies to cakes to mousse, these rich, melty, chocolaty desserts are way better than anything from a box.<p>It's hard to think of a Valentine's Day plan that doesn't involve food. Specifically, dessert. Even more specifically, a <b>chocolate dessert</b>. Give it to us in a cookie, a layered cake, a …

Dessert

10 Mexican Dip Recipes That'll Make You Want to Lick the Bowl Clean

You don't need to celebrate Cinco de Mayo to enjoy the mouthwatering dishes of Mexico. Seriously, when was the last time you successfully stuck to …

Dinner Recipes For Christmas Day

Recipe 911: Need some help with Christmas dinner recipes? These are sure to please anyone at your holiday table.<p>HOUSTON, TX— It's time to plan that …

Pork Belly's Many Crispy, Fatty, Glorious Forms

By Alex Delany<p>This cut of pork was put here to make up happy.<p>Pork is a truly beautiful thing. We think about it a lot, to be honest. Definitely more than most. And in all that thought, we always end up slack-jawed with pork belly on the brain. The fatty, crispy, complex cut of pork that you …

Cooking

This Is the Secret to Juicy Pork Chops, Tenderloin, and More

By Alex Delany<p>All you need to do is change this one thing.<p>Pork takes far too much abuse. It’s viewed as a second-class meat, beef’s little, less-admirable brother. But that’s not pork’s fault. It’s ours. At it’s best, pork is the most versatile, flavorful, texturally beautiful meat on the market. …

BBQ

Meet the Ginger Jump-Up, a Cookie With a Story to Tell

“What’s all the fuss about gluten free?” Frank Carollo likes to joke. “The gluten has always been free at the Bakehouse.” Carollo and Amy Emberling are master bakers, co-owners of Zingerman’s Bakehouse in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the authors of a new cookbook of the same name.<p><i>Zingerman’s Bakehouse</i> …

Chocolate-Caramel Layer Cake | America's Test Kitchen

Don't Be Afraid of Caramel<p>Caramel is simply sugar (sucrose) that’s been heated until it melts, browns, and develops complex flavor. You can use it to …

Big Chewy Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies | America's Test Kitchen

Ingredients<p>1 ½<p>cups unbleached all-purpose flour<p>1 ½<p>cups raisins (optional)<p>½<p>teaspoon table salt<p>½<p>teaspoon baking powder<p>¼<p>teaspoon fresh ground …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Andy Makes Ultra-Creamy Mashed Potatoes | Bon Appétit

Indian-Spiced Pork Roast with Rosemary and Onions

12 servings<p>For the holidays, Meherwan Irani, chef at Chai Pani in Asheville, NC, makes this pork roast."I grew up in India, so my first experience with American holiday traditions was with my wife’s family. They’re Jewish, but they do Christmas bigger, badder, and louder than most, not to mention …

Onions

Bucatini with Butter-Roasted Tomato Sauce

November 2017<p>4 servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 60 min<p>We love the way that roasting intensifies the flavor of canned tomatoes. While we're pretty obsessed with the texture of bucatini, a strand pasta with a hole running through it, this dish is every bit as delicious with spaghetti, linguine, …

Italian Food

A Ramen Recipe That's All About That Ginger Scallion Sauce

You'll be drizzling it on pretty much everything.<p>This noodle bowl is all about a super aromatic sauce with a gingery, garlicky punch and a scallion-y bite. It’s full of flavor and comes together in less than twenty minutes, so it’s a perfect dinner for weeknights when you’re craving a quick, …

Choy

How to Make Perfect Pan Sauce Every Time

By Alison Roman<p>Photos by Nicole Franzen<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting. These are the keys to pulling off a pro-grade pan sauce.<p>The whole “buy one, get one free” thing is a good deal. You pay for one thing and get something …

Cooking

This Is How Long to Roast Your Vegetables

By Alex Delany<p>Guess what? There's an answer. But it might not be the one you're expecting.<p>People ask a lot of questions. Just generally, in life, a lot of questions. But one question that my friends seem intent on asking repeatedly, no matter how many times I’ve answered it before, is …

Cooking

Bejeweled Rice

8 servings<p>You can fold all the toppings into the rice and it’ll still be delicious—but you won’t get as much of a wow factor.<p>November 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup unsalted, shelled pistachios<p>⅓ cup slivered almonds<p>4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided<p>2 large carrots, peeled, thinly sliced into …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Chinese Pork Dumplings Recipe

"In Seattle's International District, Liana Cafe House sells traditional Chinese pork dumplings from a tiny takeout shop. See how to make them at …

Food & Dining

Lemon Pecan Slab Pie

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Spray a 17-by-12-inch rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.<p>Unroll the pie crusts and place them in the …

Basic Flaky Piecrust

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a food processor, pulse the flour, butter, sugar, and salt until the mixture resembles coarse meal with a few pea-size clumps …

Steamed Bun Dough Recipe

This is basic recipe for making the steamed bun dough used in Char Siu Bao. If you're craving dim sum buns, no need to go to the store, make them at …

Basic Chinese Bun Dough

This dough makes slightly sweet, light and fluffy buns. Use this dough to make Chinese cocktail buns and other basic Chinese bun recipes. This recipe …

Basic Chinese Yeast Dough

This is a basic Chinese steamed dough recipe. When preparing a specific recipe such as Flower Rolls, the instructions will call for adding baking …

A Beginner's Guide to Making Phyllo Pastries & Pies

Phyllo (in Greek: φύλλο, pronounced FEE-lo), also spelled "filo," is most often used to describe wafer-thin sheets of dough that are used to make …

Flourless Chocolate Cake

This excellent Flourless Chocolate Cake is perfect to serve at Passover, or to guests who can't eat wheat! It's also a great dessert for everyone …

Double Chocolate Fudge Torte

Here is a recipe for you chocoholics out there. Not only do you get a healthy helping of chocolate in the torte, but it’s also topped with a deep …

Chocolate Fudge Cake

This Chocolate Fudge Cake is the most fabulously rich chocolate cake. It's the perfect chocolate cake for the chocolate lover in your life, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Easiest Bulgogi Recipe You'll Ever Try

This Cheat Bulgogi is So Easy, You Can Make it Between Classes<p>Because who doesn't love a 5-minute Korean meal?<p>October 14, 2017<p>Bulgogi (불고기) is a …